ANDHRA PRADESH

Man ends life



Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: A 50-year-old man died under suspicious circumstances at his residence in New Rajarajeswaripet on Saturday.

The Two-Town police said that Nalli Satyam, an onion vendor, was suffering from tuberculosis for one year. On Saturday, Satyam's wife found his body hanging from the ceiling of their house.

Found dead in sump

The police suspect that Satyam might have committed suicide due to his illness.

A mason died under mysterious circumstances at Patamatalanka on Friday night. Banavat Balu (32), a mason and his wife Padma had left for work on Friday, but Balu did not return home.

On Saturday, passersby found his Balu in a sump near Nagendraswami Putta in Patamata.

The police suspect that Balu might have slipped into the sump on Friday night and died of suffocation.